Today, The Star Sydney hosted the hottest event on the 2017 Sydney Carnival calendar – The Star Doncaster Mile Lunch at signature restaurant Black Bar & Grill.

The star-studded guest list was led by The Star Sydney’s newest ambassador Jennifer Hawkins who was joined by The Star Sydney ambassadors, Emma Freedman, the charismatic MC of the lunch and model and singer Erin Holland who performed Valerie for guests, followed by a performance by Nathaniel Willemse and a surprise flash mob of dancers.

Leading trainer Chris Waller talked about his record breaking attempt of The Star Doncaster Mile this weekend and was joined by trainers Ed Cummings and Mick Price and a host of other celebrities including Stephanie Waller, Richard Wilkins, Sally Obermeder, Anna Heinrich & Tim Robards, Tegan Martin, Kris Smith, Sally Hawach, Hannah Singleton, Kate Peck, Nerida Winter, Victoria Novak and Genevieve & Alex Smart.

The entry foyer of The Star Sydney was transformed into a racing garden party as guests sipped on Moet goblets prior to enjoying a three course sit down lunch prepared by The Star chefs who each created a course including by Danny Karum, Black Bar & Grill. Gabriele Taddeucci, Balla, Brian Logan, Sokyo and Executive Pastry Chef Buddika Gunawardana.

The inaugural The Star Doncaster Mile lunch, was the perfect lead in event to The Star Doncaster Mile, one of the most significant races on the 2017 Sydney Carnival calendar, held on The Championships Day One, this Saturday 1 April at Royal Randwick.

Source: The Star